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Said Akl

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Said Akl
Born(1912-07-04)4 July 1912[1]
Zahlé, Lebanon
Died28 November 2014(2014-11-28) (aged 102)
Beirut, Lebanon
OccupationPoet, writer, playwright, linguist and ideologue

Said Akl (Arabic: سعيد عقل) or Saïd Akl, Said Aql and Saeed Akl) (4 July 1912 – 28 November 2014) was a Lebanese poet, writer, playwright and language reformer. He was thought to be as one of the most important Lebanese poets of the modern age. He also helped create the Lebanese alphabet.

Akl died in Beirut, Lebanon at the age of 102.[2]


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  1. "Distinguished Lebanese poet Said Akl dies at 102". Al-Akhbar.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  2. "Renowned Poet Said Akl Passes Away at 102". Naharnet.com. Retrieved November 28, 2014.

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